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New Orleans Saints 42 at Detroit Lions 7

Sunday, December 21, 2008
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New Orleans Saints (8-8-0)141414042
Detroit Lions (0-16-0)07007

Game Info
Stadium Ford Field
Start Time (ET) 1:03pm
Roof dome
Surface fieldturf
Duration 2:48
Attendance 49,309
Weather 68 degrees
Vegas Line New Orleans Saints -7.0
Over/Under 50.5 (under)
Officials
Referee Alberto Riveron
Umpire Roy Ellison
Head Linesman Ed Camp
Field Judge Steve Zimmer
Back Judge Lee Dyer
Side Judge Joe Larrew
Line Judge Ron Phares

Expected Points Summary

Expected points are an estimate of points per play based on down, distance, and yard line. Points given for offense and defense are offensive/defensive plays + penalties on which there was no play (eg, a false start). Special teams are all kicking + punting plays. Points are zeroed out at the end of halves.

Scoring

Team Stats

Passing, Rushing, & Receiving

Defense & Returns

Kicking & Punting

Starting Lineups

Pass Targets

New Orleans Saints
Deep Left (2/3, 62 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Marques Colston 2 1 30 0
Devery Henderson 1 1 32 0
Deep Middle (1/1, 21 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Billy Miller 1 1 21 0
Deep Right (1/3, 64 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Devery Henderson 1 1 64 0
Robert Meachem 1 0 0
Jeremy Shockey 1 0 0 0
Short Left (10/13, 83 yards, 2 TD)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Marques Colston 5 4 26 2
Billy Miller 3 2 14 0
Lance Moore 2 2 26 0
Jeremy Shockey 2 1 6 0
Pierre Thomas 1 1 11 0
Short Middle (3/5, 22 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Deuce McAllister 1 1 6 0
Lance Moore 1 0 0 0
Jeremy Shockey 1 1 10 0
Pierre Thomas 2 1 6 0
Short Right (13/15, 99 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Mike Bell 1 1 14 0
Marques Colston 5 4 43 0
Mike Karney 1 1 -1 0
Billy Miller 2 1 3 0
Lance Moore 2 2 10 0
Jeremy Shockey 3 3 21 0
Pierre Thomas 1 1 9 0
Detroit Lions
Deep Left (2/6, 39 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Michael Gaines 1 0 0 0
Adam Jennings 1 0 0
John Standeford 4 2 39 0
Deep Middle (0/0, 0 yards)Deep Right (0/4, 0 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Keary Colbert 1 0 0 0
Calvin Johnson 2 0 0 0
John Standeford 1 0 0 0
Short Left (1/4, 28 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Calvin Johnson 2 1 28 0
Kevin Smith 1 0 0
John Standeford 1 0 0 0
Short Middle (3/4, 26 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Keary Colbert 1 1 12 0
Calvin Johnson 1 0 0 0
John Owens 1 1 7 0
John Standeford 1 1 7 0
Short Right (5/8, 44 yards)
Targets Catches Yds TD
Jerome Felton 1 1 5 0
Michael Gaines 1 0 0 0
Calvin Johnson 3 3 36 0
Moran Norris 2 1 3 0
John Standeford 1 0 0 0

Rushing

New Orleans Saints
LE (1 rush, 2 yards)
Att Yds TD
Pierre Thomas 1 2 0
LT (9 rushes, 63 yards, 2 TD)
Att Yds TD
Mike Bell 1 15 0
Deuce McAllister 5 45 1
Pierre Thomas 3 3 1
LG (0 rushes, 0 yards)
MD (8 rushes, 35 yards, 1 TD)
Att Yds TD
Mike Bell 1 1 1
Deuce McAllister 2 7 0
Pierre Thomas 5 27 0
RG (0 rushes, 0 yards)RT (5 rushes, 52 yards)
Att Yds TD
Deuce McAllister 1 7 0
Pierre Thomas 4 45 0
RE (4 rushes, 32 yards, 1 TD)
Att Yds TD
Mike Bell 2 10 0
Deuce McAllister 1 2 0
Robert Meachem 1 20 1
Detroit Lions
LE (4 rushes, 9 yards)
Att Yds TD
Kevin Smith 3 8 0
Drew Stanton 1 1 0
LT (4 rushes, 31 yards)
Att Yds TD
Kevin Smith 4 31 0
LG (0 rushes, 0 yards)
MD (7 rushes, 34 yards, 1 TD)
Att Yds TD
Aveion Cason 1 2 0
Kevin Smith 5 17 1
Drew Stanton 1 15 0
RG (0 rushes, 0 yards)RT (9 rushes, 40 yards)
Att Yds TD
Kevin Smith 9 40 0
RE (2 rushes, 8 yards)
Att Yds TD
Kevin Smith 2 8 0

New Orleans Saints Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 15:00 DET 41 5 2:37 41 Touchdown
2 9:30 NOR 3 17 8:23 97 Touchdown
3 9:45 NOR 20 11 5:05 80 Touchdown
4 3:24 NOR 45 7 2:37 55 Touchdown
5 11:28 NOR 24 3 1:55 76 Touchdown
6 7:00 NOR 24 8 3:56 76 Touchdown
7 1:48 NOR 23 9 3:37 53 Fumble
8 6:19 NOR 18 10 6:19 49 End of Game

Detroit Lions Drives

# Quarter Time LOS Plays Length Yds Result
1 12:23 DET 28 8 2:53 24 Interception
2 1:07 DET 15 12 6:22 85 Touchdown
3 4:40 DET 20 3 1:16 -5 Punt
4 0:47 DET 20 4 0:47 13 Interception
5 15:00 DET 27 5 3:32 14 Punt
6 9:33 DET 20 5 2:33 21 Punt
7 3:04 DET 20 5 1:16 27 Punt
8 13:11 DET 29 13 6:52 53 Downs

Full Play-By-Play

Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NOR DET EPB EPA Win%
1st Quarter
1 DET 30 Jason Hanson kicks off 71 yards, returned by Skyler Green for 60 yards (tackle by Dexter Wynn) 0 0 0 2.85 0.0
1 14:51 1 10 DET 41 Pierre Thomas right tackle for 1 yard (tackle by Ryan Nece) 0 0 2.85 2.44 24.2
1 14:17 2 9 DET 40 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Jeremy Shockey for 10 yards (tackle by Paris Lenon) 0 0 2.44 3.58 21.6
1 13:44 1 10 DET 30 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Marques Colston for 6 yards (tackle by Ernie Sims) 0 0 3.58 3.84 21.1
1 13:09 2 4 DET 24 Pierre Thomas up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Chartric Darby) 0 0 3.84 4.24 20.3
1 12:31 1 10 DET 20 Robert Meachem right end for 20 yards, touchdown 6 0 4.24 7 16.7
1 Garrett Hartley kicks extra point good 7 0 0 0 0.0
1 NOR 30 Garrett Hartley kicks off 68 yards, returned by Aveion Cason for 26 yards (tackle by Josh Bullocks) 7 0 0 0.81 0.0
1 12:16 1 10 DET 28 Kevin Smith right tackle for 9 yards (tackle by Josh Bullocks and Sedrick Ellis) 7 0 0.81 1.48 17.7
1 11:40 2 1 DET 37 Kevin Smith right end for 2 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle) 7 0 1.48 1.53 17.8
1 11:05 1 10 DET 39 Dan Orlovsky pass incomplete short left intended for Kevin Smith 7 0 1.53 0.99 16.7
1 11:00 2 10 DET 39 Penalty on Gosder Cherilus: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 7 0 0.99 0.31 15.5
1 11:00 2 15 DET 34 Kevin Smith right tackle for 4 yards (tackle by Roman Harper and Scott Shanle) 7 0 0.31 0.17 15.2
1 10:18 3 11 DET 38 Dan Orlovsky pass complete deep left to John Standeford for 19 yards (tackle by Jason David). NOR challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was upheld. 7 0 0.17 2.72 20.3
1 10:06 1 10 NOR 43 Dan Orlovsky pass incomplete deep right intended for Calvin Johnson (defended by Randall Gay) 7 0 2.72 2.18 19.2
1 9:58 2 10 NOR 43 Dan Orlovsky pass incomplete deep left intended for Adam Jennings 7 0 2.18 1.49 17.7
1 9:52 3 10 NOR 43 Dan Orlovsky pass complete deep left to Calvin Johnson for 43 yards. Penalty on Gosder Cherilus: Illegal Formation, 5 yards (no play) 7 0 1.49 0.83 16.4
1 9:45 3 15 NOR 48 Dan Orlovsky pass incomplete deep left intended for John Standeford is intercepted by Jason David at NOR-3 7 0 0.83 0.38 15.6
1 9:30 1 10 NOR 3 Deuce McAllister left tackle for 18 yards (tackle by Kalvin Pearson) 7 0 -0.38 0.34 14.3
1 8:55 1 10 NOR 21 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Deuce McAllister for 6 yards (tackle by Ernie Sims) 7 0 0.34 0.61 13.8
1 8:13 2 4 NOR 27 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Marques Colston for 6 yards 7 0 0.61 1.14 12.9
1 7:41 1 10 NOR 33 Drew Brees pass incomplete deep right intended for Robert Meachem (defended by Leigh Bodden) 7 0 1.14 0.59 13.8
1 7:31 2 10 NOR 33 Deuce McAllister up the middle for 4 yards (tackle by Landon Cohen and Ryan Nece) 7 0 0.59 0.43 14.1
1 6:49 3 6 NOR 37 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Billy Miller for 9 yards (tackle by Ernie Sims) 7 0 0.43 1.99 11.5
1 6:02 1 10 NOR 46 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Marques Colston for 11 yards (tackle by Leigh Bodden) 7 0 1.99 2.72 10.3
1 5:24 1 10 DET 43 Penalty on Chartric Darby: Encroachment, 5 yards (no play) 7 0 2.72 3.45 9.3
1 5:11 1 5 DET 38 Drew Brees pass incomplete deep left intended for Marques Colston (defended by Kalvin Pearson) 7 0 3.45 2.85 10.1
1 5:03 2 5 DET 38 Pierre Thomas up the middle for 9 yards (tackle by Daniel Bullocks) 7 0 2.85 3.64 9.0
1 4:21 1 10 DET 29 Drew Brees pass incomplete short middle intended for Pierre Thomas 7 0 3.64 3.1 9.7
1 4:16 2 10 DET 29 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Lance Moore for 9 yards (tackle by Kalvin Pearson) 7 0 3.1 3.6 9.0
1 3:48 3 1 DET 20 Pierre Thomas left tackle for 2 yards (tackle by Ernie Sims) 7 0 3.6 4.37 8.0
1 3:14 1 10 DET 18 Pierre Thomas left end for 2 yards (tackle by Paris Lenon) 7 0 4.37 4.09 8.3
1 2:33 2 8 DET 16 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Marques Colston for 11 yards (tackle by Ernie Sims) 7 0 4.09 6.06 6.0
1 1:57 1 5 DET 5 Deuce McAllister up the middle for 3 yards (tackle by Kalvin Pearson) 7 0 6.06 5.72 6.3
1 1:17 2 2 DET 2 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Marques Colston (defended by Travis Fisher) 7 0 5.72 4.95 7.1
1 1:13 3 2 DET 2 Deuce McAllister left tackle for 2 yards, touchdown 13 0 4.95 7 6.0
1 Garrett Hartley kicks extra point good 14 0 0 0 0.0
1 NOR 30 Garrett Hartley kicks off 72 yards, returned by Aveion Cason for 17 yards (tackle by Leigh Torrence) 14 0 0 -0.22 0.0
1 1:02 1 10 DET 15 Kevin Smith left end for 5 yards (tackle by Sedrick Ellis) 14 0 -0.22 0.08 5.1
1 0:25 2 5 DET 20 Dan Orlovsky pass complete short right to Calvin Johnson for 10 yards (tackle by Scott Fujita) 14 0 0.08 0.94 5.9
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NOR DET EPB EPA Win%
2nd Quarter
2 15:00 1 10 DET 30 Dan Orlovsky pass complete short right to Calvin Johnson for 16 yards (tackle by Roman Harper) 14 0 0.94 1.99 6.9
2 14:21 1 10 DET 46 Kevin Smith right tackle for 7 yards (tackle by Josh Bullocks) 14 0 1.99 2.4 7.4
2 13:42 2 3 NOR 47 Kevin Smith right tackle for 2 yards (tackle by Hollis Thomas) 14 0 2.4 1.95 6.8
2 13:02 50 Timeout #1 by Detroit Lions 14 0 0 0
2 13:02 3 1 NOR 45 Kevin Smith right tackle for 10 yards (tackle by Roman Harper). Kevin Smith fumbles (forced by Roman Harper), ball out of bounds at NOR-35 14 0 1.95 3.25 8.3
2 12:37 1 10 NOR 35 Kevin Smith left end for 2 yards (tackle by Will Smith) 14 0 3.25 2.97 7.9
2 11:58 2 8 NOR 33 Dan Orlovsky pass complete short left to Calvin Johnson for 28 yards (tackle by Josh Bullocks) 14 0 2.97 6.06 12.7
2 11:26 1 5 NOR 5 Kevin Smith left tackle for 4 yards (tackle by Josh Bullocks) 14 0 6.06 5.91 12.4
2 10:44 2 1 NOR 1 Kevin Smith right tackle for -2 yards (tackle by Antwan Lake) 14 0 5.91 4.72 10.3
2 10:01 3 3 NOR 3 Dan Orlovsky pass incomplete short middle intended for Calvin Johnson 14 0 4.72 3.04 7.8
2 9:54 4 3 NOR 3 Dan Orlovsky pass incomplete short left intended for Michael Gaines (defended by Roman Harper). Penalty on Roman Harper: Defensive Pass Interference, 2 yards (no play) 14 0 3.04 6.97 14.4
2 9:49 1 1 NOR 1 Kevin Smith up the middle for 1 yard, touchdown 14 6 6.97 7 12.4
2 NOR 2 Jason Hanson kicks extra point good 14 7 0 0 0.0
2 DET 30 Jason Hanson kicks off 73 yards, touchback 14 7 0 0.28 0.0
2 9:45 1 10 NOR 20 Drew Brees pass incomplete deep right intended for Jeremy Shockey 14 7 0.28 -0.27 15.0
2 9:38 2 10 NOR 20 Pierre Thomas up the middle for 7 yards (tackle by Paris Lenon) 14 7 -0.27 -0.03 14.5
2 8:59 3 3 NOR 27 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Jeremy Shockey for 10 yards (tackle by Jordon Dizon) 14 7 -0.03 1.4 11.6
2 8:17 1 10 NOR 37 Pierre Thomas left tackle for -1 yards (tackle by Paris Lenon) 14 7 1.4 0.72 12.9
2 7:43 2 11 NOR 36 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Marques Colston for 9 yards (tackle by Kalvin Pearson) 14 7 0.72 1.22 11.9
2 7:01 3 2 NOR 45 Pierre Thomas right tackle for 29 yards (tackle by Daniel Bullocks) 14 7 1.22 3.84 7.6
2 6:31 1 10 DET 26 Mike Bell right end for 5 yards (tackle by Jordon Dizon) 14 7 3.84 3.97 7.4
2 5:57 2 5 DET 21 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Jeremy Shockey for 6 yards (tackle by Travis Fisher) 14 7 3.97 4.58 6.5
2 5:16 1 10 DET 15 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Mike Bell for 14 yards (tackle by Ryan Nece). Mike Bell fumbles (forced by Ryan Nece), recovered by Daniel Bullocks at DET-0. NOR challenged the fumble ruling, and the play was overturned. Drew Brees pass complete short right to Mike Bell for 14 yards (tackle by Ryan Nece) 14 7 4.58 6.97 4.0
2 4:50 1 1 DET 1 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Jeremy Shockey 14 7 6.97 5.91 4.9
2 4:44 2 1 DET 1 Mike Bell up the middle for 1 yard, touchdown 20 7 5.91 7 4.8
2 Garrett Hartley kicks extra point good 21 7 0 0 0.0
2 NOR 30 Garrett Hartley kicks off 72 yards, touchback 21 7 0 0.28 0.0
2 4:40 1 10 DET 20 Kevin Smith right tackle for 4 yards (tackle by Scott Fujita) 21 7 0.28 0.27 4.1
2 4:06 2 6 DET 24 Dan Orlovsky pass incomplete short left intended for Calvin Johnson 21 7 0.27 -0.43 3.5
2 4:01 3 6 DET 24 Dan Orlovsky sacked by Jeff Charleston for -9 yards 21 7 -0.43 -2.44 2.2
2 3:37 4 15 DET 15 Nick Harris punts 46 yards, returned by Lance Moore for 6 yards (tackle by Ryan Nece) 21 7 -2.44 -1.93 2.4
2 3:24 1 10 NOR 45 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Jeremy Shockey for 7 yards (tackle by Paris Lenon) 21 7 1.93 2.33 2.2
2 2:48 2 3 DET 48 Pierre Thomas right tackle for 4 yards (tackle by Daniel Bullocks) 21 7 2.33 2.65 2.0
2 2:08 1 10 DET 44 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Jeremy Shockey for 4 yards (tackle by Ernie Sims) 21 7 2.65 2.65 1.9
2 1:59 2 6 DET 40 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Marques Colston 21 7 2.65 1.95 2.3
2 1:54 Timeout #2 by New Orleans Saints 21 7 0 0
2 1:54 3 6 DET 40 Drew Brees pass complete deep left to Devery Henderson for 32 yards (tackle by Travis Fisher) 21 7 1.95 5.37 0.9
2 1:16 1 8 DET 8 Drew Brees pass complete short middle to Pierre Thomas for 6 yards (tackle by Chartric Darby) 21 7 5.37 5.72 0.8
2 0:50 2 2 DET 2 Pierre Thomas left tackle for 2 yards, touchdown 27 7 5.72 7 0.7
2 Garrett Hartley kicks extra point good 28 7 0 0 0.0
2 NOR 30 Garrett Hartley kicks off 74 yards, touchback 28 7 0 0.28 0.0
2 0:47 1 10 DET 20 Kevin Smith up the middle for 8 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma and Randall Gay) 28 7 0.28 0.81 0.7
2 0:24 2 2 DET 28 Dan Orlovsky pass complete short right to Jerome Felton for 5 yards (tackle by Usama Young) 28 7 0.81 1.14 0.7
2 0:17 1 10 DET 33 Dan Orlovsky pass incomplete deep left intended for John Standeford (defended by Roman Harper) 28 7 1.14 0.59 0.6
2 0:06 2 10 DET 33 Dan Orlovsky pass incomplete deep right intended for Calvin Johnson is intercepted by Usama Young at NOR-19 28 7 0.59 -0.15 0.5
End of Half287-0.150
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NOR DET EPB EPA Win%
3rd Quarter
3 NOR 30 Garrett Hartley kicks off 72 yards, returned by Aveion Cason for 29 yards (tackle by Marvin Mitchell) 28 7 0 0.74 0.0
3 14:54 1 10 DET 27 Penalty on DET: Illegal Substitution, 5 yards (no play) 28 7 0.74 0.41 0.6
3 14:54 1 15 DET 22 Kevin Smith left end for 1 yard (tackle by Jonathan Vilma) 28 7 0.41 -0.34 0.5
3 14:19 2 14 DET 23 Kevin Smith left tackle for 19 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma) 28 7 -0.34 1.73 0.8
3 13:38 1 10 DET 42 Dan Orlovsky pass incomplete deep left intended for Michael Gaines (defended by Sedrick Ellis) 28 7 1.73 1.19 0.6
3 13:32 2 10 DET 42 Dan Orlovsky pass complete short left to Kevin Smith for 10 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma). Penalty on Damion Cook: Offensive Holding, 10 yards (no play) 28 7 1.19 -0.16 0.4
3 13:06 2 20 DET 32 Aveion Cason up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma) 28 7 -0.16 -0.56 0.4
3 12:20 3 18 DET 34 Dan Orlovsky pass complete short middle to John Standeford for 7 yards (tackle by Usama Young) 28 7 -0.56 -0.65 0.3
3 11:36 4 11 DET 41 Nick Harris punts 35 yards, fair catch by Lance Moore 28 7 -0.65 -0.54 0.3
3 11:28 1 10 NOR 24 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Pierre Thomas for 11 yards (tackle by Ernie Sims) 28 7 0.54 1.27 0.2
3 10:45 1 10 NOR 35 Penalty on Drew Brees: Delay of Game, 5 yards (no play) 28 7 1.27 0.94 0.2
3 10:32 1 15 NOR 30 Drew Brees pass complete deep right to Devery Henderson for 64 yards (tackle by Travis Fisher) 28 7 0.94 5.83 0.0
3 9:37 1 6 DET 6 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Marques Colston for 6 yards, touchdown 34 7 5.83 7 0.0
3 Garrett Hartley kicks extra point good. Penalty on Landon Cohen: Defensive Offside, 5 yards 35 7 0 0 0.0
3 NOR 35 Garrett Hartley kicks off 69 yards, touchback 35 7 0 0.28 0.0
3 9:33 1 10 DET 20 Dan Orlovsky pass complete short middle to John Owens for 7 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma) 35 7 0.28 0.68 0.0
3 8:59 2 3 DET 27 Dan Orlovsky pass complete short right to Calvin Johnson for 10 yards (tackle by Scott Fujita) 35 7 0.68 1.4 0.0
3 8:24 1 10 DET 37 Dan Orlovsky pass complete short right to Moran Norris for 3 yards (tackle by Scott Shanle) 35 7 1.4 1.26 0.0
3 7:55 2 7 DET 40 Kevin Smith up the middle for 1 yard (tackle by Josh Bullocks and Jonathan Vilma) 35 7 1.26 0.7 0.0
3 7:19 3 6 DET 41 Dan Orlovsky pass incomplete short left intended for John Standeford 35 7 0.7 -0.65 0.0
3 7:12 4 6 DET 41 Nick Harris punts 35 yards, muffed catch by Lance Moore, recovered by Marvin Mitchell and returned for no gain 35 7 -0.65 -0.54 0.0
3 7:00 1 10 NOR 24 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Marques Colston for 17 yards (tackle by Daniel Bullocks) 35 7 0.54 1.66 0.0
3 6:27 1 10 NOR 41 Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Billy Miller 35 7 1.66 1.12 0.0
3 6:22 2 10 NOR 41 Deuce McAllister right end for 2 yards (tackle by Paris Lenon) 35 7 1.12 0.7 0.0
3 5:42 3 8 NOR 43 Drew Brees pass complete deep left to Marques Colston for 30 yards (tackle by Stuart Schweigert) 35 7 0.7 3.78 0.0
3 5:10 1 10 DET 27 Drew Brees pass complete deep middle to Billy Miller for 21 yards (tackle by Kalvin Pearson) 35 7 3.78 5.83 0.0
3 4:30 1 6 DET 6 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Lance Moore for 2 yards (tackle by Leigh Bodden) 35 7 5.83 5.34 0.0
3 3:52 2 4 DET 4 Deuce McAllister left tackle for 1 yard (tackle by Chartric Darby) 35 7 5.34 4.72 0.0
3 3:09 3 3 DET 3 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Marques Colston for 3 yards, touchdown 41 7 4.72 7 0.0
3 Garrett Hartley kicks extra point good 42 7 0 0 0.0
3 NOR 30 Garrett Hartley kicks off 74 yards, touchback 42 7 0 0.28 0.0
3 3:04 1 10 DET 20 Dan Orlovsky pass incomplete short right intended for Moran Norris 42 7 0.28 -0.27 0.0
3 2:59 2 10 DET 20 Dan Orlovsky pass complete deep left to John Standeford for 20 yards (tackle by Josh Bullocks) 42 7 -0.27 1.6 0.0
3 2:36 1 10 DET 40 Kevin Smith for 7 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma) 42 7 1.6 2 0.0
3 2:07 2 3 DET 47 Dan Orlovsky pass incomplete short right intended for Michael Gaines 42 7 2 1.29 0.0
3 2:01 3 3 DET 47 Dan Orlovsky pass incomplete deep right intended for Keary Colbert 42 7 1.29 -0.26 0.0
3 1:56 4 3 DET 47 Nick Harris punts 30 yards, fair catch by Skyler Green 42 7 -0.26 -0.48 0.0
3 1:48 1 10 NOR 23 Penalty on Jon Stinchcomb: False Start, 5 yards (no play) 42 7 0.48 0 0.0
3 1:48 1 15 NOR 18 Mike Bell left tackle for 15 yards (tackle by Leigh Bodden) 42 7 0 1.14 0.0
3 1:13 1 10 NOR 33 Drew Brees pass incomplete short right intended for Billy Miller (defended by Ikaika Alama-Francis) 42 7 1.14 0.59 0.0
3 1:08 2 10 NOR 33 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Pierre Thomas for 9 yards (tackle by Ikaika Alama-Francis) 42 7 0.59 1.09 0.0
3 0:41 3 1 NOR 42 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Billy Miller for 3 yards (tackle by Leigh Bodden) 42 7 1.09 1.93 0.0
3 0:05 1 10 NOR 45 Drew Brees pass incomplete short middle intended for Lance Moore (defended by Ryan Nece) 42 7 1.93 1.38 0.0
Quarter Time Down ToGo Location Detail NOR DET EPB EPA Win%
4th Quarter
4 15:00 2 10 NOR 45 Pierre Thomas up the middle for 7 yards (tackle by Ernie Sims and Daniel Bullocks) 42 7 1.38 1.62 0.0
4 14:22 3 3 DET 48 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Billy Miller for 5 yards (tackle by Paris Lenon) 42 7 1.62 2.72 0.0
4 13:46 1 10 DET 43 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Lance Moore for 8 yards (tackle by Leigh Bodden) 42 7 2.72 3.26 0.0
4 13:22 2 2 DET 35 Pierre Thomas right tackle for 11 yards (tackle by Cliff Avril). Pierre Thomas fumbles (forced by Cliff Avril), recovered by Leigh Bodden at DET-21 and returned for 8 yards (tackle by Robert Meachem) 42 7 3.26 -0.87 0.0
4 13:11 1 10 DET 29 Kevin Smith left tackle for 5 yards (tackle by Jonathan Vilma and Scott Shanle) 42 7 0.87 1 0.0
4 12:35 2 5 DET 34 Drew Stanton pass incomplete short right intended for John Standeford (defended by Leigh Torrence) 42 7 1 0.3 0.0
4 12:30 3 5 DET 34 Drew Stanton pass complete short middle to Keary Colbert for 12 yards (tackle by Josh Bullocks) 42 7 0.3 1.99 0.0
4 11:49 1 10 DET 46 Drew Stanton left end for 1 yard (tackle by Roman Harper) 42 7 1.99 1.59 0.0
4 11:08 2 9 DET 47 Kevin Smith up the middle for 2 yards (tackle by Scott Fujita) 42 7 1.59 1.16 0.0
4 10:28 3 7 DET 49 Drew Stanton up the middle for 15 yards (tackle by Josh Bullocks) 42 7 1.16 3.18 0.0
4 9:47 1 10 NOR 36 Kevin Smith right tackle for 6 yards (tackle by Josh Bullocks) 42 7 3.18 3.45 0.0
4 9:12 2 4 NOR 30 Kevin Smith left tackle for 3 yards (tackle by Scott Fujita) 42 7 3.45 3.14 0.0
4 8:28 3 1 NOR 27 Kevin Smith up the middle for 5 yards (tackle by Josh Bullocks) 42 7 3.14 4.11 0.0
4 7:53 1 10 NOR 22 Kevin Smith right tackle for no gain (tackle by Hollis Thomas) 42 7 4.11 3.56 0.0
4 7:14 2 10 NOR 22 Kevin Smith right end for 6 yards (tackle by Scott Fujita) 42 7 3.56 3.74 0.0
4 6:32 3 4 NOR 16 Drew Stanton pass incomplete deep right intended for John Standeford (defended by Leigh Torrence) 42 7 3.74 2.45 0.0
4 6:25 Timeout #1 by New Orleans Saints 42 7 0 0
4 6:25 4 4 NOR 16 Drew Stanton sacked by Sedrick Ellis for -2 yards 42 7 2.45 -0.04 0.0
4 6:19 1 10 NOR 18 Pierre Thomas up the middle for no gain (tackle by Paris Lenon) 42 7 0.04 -0.49 0.0
4 5:43 2 10 NOR 18 Drew Brees pass complete short right to Mike Karney for -1 yards (tackle by Jordon Dizon) 42 7 -0.49 -1.34 0.0
4 5:03 3 11 NOR 17 Drew Brees pass complete short left to Lance Moore for 17 yards (tackle by Ramzee Robinson) 42 7 -1.34 1.2 0.0
4 4:24 1 10 NOR 34 Deuce McAllister right tackle for 7 yards (tackle by Anthony Cannon and Daniel Bullocks) 42 7 1.2 1.6 0.0
4 3:38 2 3 NOR 41 Deuce McAllister left tackle for 19 yards (tackle by Ramzee Robinson) 42 7 1.6 2.92 0.0
4 2:52 1 10 DET 40 Deuce McAllister left tackle for 5 yards (tackle by Anthony Cannon) 42 7 2.92 3.05 0.0
4 2:05 2 5 DET 35 Mike Bell right end for 5 yards (tackle by Corey Smith and Ramzee Robinson) 42 7 3.05 3.58 0.0
4 2:00 1 10 DET 30 Drew Brees kneels for -1 yards 42 7 3.58 2.9 0.0
4 1:20 2 11 DET 31 Drew Brees kneels for -1 yards 42 7 2.9 2.08 0.0
4 0:38 3 12 DET 32 Drew Brees kneels for -1 yards 42 7 2.08 1.15 0.0
End of Regulation4271.150
Scoring plays are highlighted in green and accepted penalties are highlighted in gray, while changes of possession are denoted by a bold line. Expected points before and after are relative to the team possessing the ball at the start of the play (though kickoffs are assumed to be in possession of the receiving team).